Posh & Richest Residential Areas of Delhi | Godrej Properties
Aug 14, 2023NCR Real Estate

Posh & Richest Residential Areas of Delhi | Godrej Properties

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Keeping that in mind, here are some of the poshest areas in Delhi.

1. Jor Bagh: Elite, cosmopolitan neighbourhood

Jor Bagh has all the ingredients to be one of the most expensive yet popular localities in the National Capital. A famous area in Delhi, this upscale neighbourhood is home to well-known figures such as elected officials, ex-ministers, and legal professionals. In addition, high-end retail complexes, being located close to the Jor Bagh Metro station, and improved transportation connectivity have contributed to a high liveability index. The most popular configuration in this area is three bedrooms, with prices ranging from INR 12 – INR 30 Crore. Monthly rents in the area begin at INR 25,000.

Amenities near Jor Bagh

Facilities near Jor BaghNames
SchoolsSarvodaya Vidyalaya 
Navyug School 
Shemrock Wonderland (Play School)
Healthcare CentresFelix Hospital 
Aashlok Hospital
Shopping CentresDLF South Square 
Padma Bazaar 
Square One Mall
Places to visitLodhi Garden 
Jor Bagh Park 
Shish Gumbad


2. Shanti Niketan: Exclusive living experience

Shanti Niketan, which was once an exclusive colony for only government employees, is now a sought-after address and a posh area in Delhi. The area is near high-end areas such as Vasant Vihar, Chanakyapuri, and Greater Kailash. Shanti Niketan, which has high living standards, is home to some of the most prominent industrialists in the area. The Sir Vishweshwaraiah Moti Bagh Metro Station is a short walk away. According to 99acres, the property values in this area are approximately INR 7 – INR 8 Crore for a 4 BHK home.

Amenities near Shanti Niketan

Facilities near Shanti NiketanNames
SchoolsSadhu Vaswani 
International school for Girls 
Mount Carmel School 
Vidya Niketan Public School
Healthcare CentresAashlok Hospital 
Sadhu Vaswani Mission 
Medical Centre
Shopping CentresShanti Niketan DDA Market 
Sangam Courtyard
Places to visitNational Rail Museum 
Shanti Niketan Park 
Satya Niketan Park


3. Peace amidst the greens: Gulmohar Park

Gulmohar Park is another affluent neighbourhood in South Delhi, with a median property value of INR 30,500 per square foot. The micro-market, which spans 43 acres, is home to some of the region’s finest recreational hubs. It is only three kilometres from a planned station on the Delhi-Alwar RRTS at INA, which will enhance connectivity between NCR and Alwar. Furthermore, the abundance of greenery adds to its allure. A large 3-4 BHK individually owned home in the neighbourhood can cost around INR 5-8 Crore, according to 99acres listings. The area’s low population density serves as a growth driver.

Amenities near Gulmohar Park

Facilities near Gulmohar ParkNames
SchoolsRising Sun 
Nigam Pratibha School
Healthcare CentresFortis C-Doc Hospital 
Max Multi Speciality Centre, 
Panchsheel Park 
Aashlok Hospital
Shopping CentresAnsal Plaza 
MGF Metropolitan Mall
Places to visitLotus Temple 
Kale Khan Ka Makbara


4. Hauz Khas Enclave: Active, social life

Hauz Khas Enclave is regarded as one of the best areas to live in Delhi, with prices ranging from INR 2-8 Crore depending on the apartment’s configuration. Because of the abundance of palatial bungalows, a green neighbourhood, and proximity to the ever-busy party destination of Hauz Khas Village, the area has risen to the top ten most expensive localities in Delhi. Within a three-kilometre radius of the housing belt are renowned educational institutions such as NIFT Delhi and IIT Delhi. The neighbourhood is also well-connected to the greater part of the city.

Amenities near Hauz Khas Enclave Locality

Facilities near Hauz Khas EnclaveNames
SchoolsLaxman Public School
ORCHIDS The International School
St. Anthony’s Senior Secondary school
Healthcare CentresHealing Touch Hospital
Aashlok Hospital
Shopping CentresDDA Shopping Complex
Hauz khas market
Places to visitHauz Khas FortHauz 
Khas Village Park
Bagh-I-Alam Ka Gumbad


5. Okhla: a Region with promise

Okhla makes itself easily accessible to various urban centres as well as an array of hotels, schools, banks, and healthcare facilities via an excellent railway and roadway network. The National Highway (NH) 8 runs along it.

The nearest railway stations are Okhla and Hazrat Nizamuddin, both of which are 5 and 7.3 kilometres away from the locality, respectively.

The residential sector is spearheaded by a stunning project by Godrej Properties, known as Godrej Prima. The tall towers of Godrej Prima are a sight to behold and tower over the rest of the neighbourhood.

The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, which is 19.7 kilometres away, and the Domestic Airport is 18 kilometres away. It is also helped by the Violet Line of Delhi Metro.

Amenities near Okhla

Facilities near OkhlaNames
SchoolsORCHIDS The International School
Sunrise Public SchoolOkhla 
Modern Public School
Healthcare CentresFortis Escorts Heart Institute
Holy Family Hospital
Shopping CentresSadiq Plaza
Anzar Shopping Complex & Bazaar
Places to visitLotus Temple
Okhla Bird Sanctuary


6. Sarvapriya Vihar: Strong physical infrastructure

Sarvpriya Vihar, located in the heart of South Delhi, has easy access to all regions of NCR. This accessibility is possible through the metro and other modes of transportation. Furthermore, plans to build two multimodal integration projects at the IIT and Panchsheel Metro stations would improve connectivity in the area. According to 99acres listings, the average purchase price for a 3 BHK unit in the area ranges from INR 1.5 - 7.3 Crore. Monthly rent generally begins at INR 30,000.

Amenities near Sarvapriya Locality

Facilities near Sarvapriya ViharNames
SchoolsLaxman Public School 
Arya Public School
Healthcare CentresHealing Touch Hospital 
Aakash Hospital
Shopping CentresDDA Shopping Complex
DLF Avenue Saket
Places to visitHeritage Park 
Hauz Khas Fort 
Lotus Temple


7. Connaught Place: Commercial hotspot

Considered by many as the best place in Delhi for business, Connaught Place is a well-known neighbourhood in New Delhi. It is a significant commercial, retail, and economic hub. It is very popular because of its architecture and contains some of the best places to visit in South Delhi, but it additionally makes for an expensive area to live in the city of Delhi.

Godrej Connaught One, Godrej Properties’ flagship project in the nation’s capital has the enviable and prestigious address of 110001. It is every bit, luxury personified in a residential building that stays true to its rich legacy.

Amenities near Connaught Place Locality

Facilities near Connaught PlaceNames
SchoolsVidya Public School 
P&T Senior Secondary School 
ORCHIDS The International School
Healthcare CentresLady Hardinge Hospital 
Smt Sucheta Kriplani Hospital
Shopping CentresConnaught Circle 
Palika Bazar Underground 
Shopping Complex
Places to visitJantar Mantar 
Charkha Museum 
Central Park


8. Lajpat Nagar III: Accessibility to premier healthcare establishments

A number of wealthy people and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) live in Lajpat Nagar III. The neighbourhood is located in the south and is one of the most prominent areas in New Delhi. The average property value in the area varies between INR 1.8 – 5.5 Crore for a three-bedroom unit (Source: 99acres). The area has easy access to other major parts of the city and has quick access to some of the city’s well-known hospitals and educational institutions, as well as recreational and leisure zones. It has a pleasant appeal due to the nearby Lajpat Nagar shopping market.

Amenities near Lajpat Nagat III Locality

Facilities near Lajpat Nagar IIIparticulars
SchoolsFootprints: Play School & Day Care Creche
SDMC Lajpat Nagar III School
Shaheed Hemu Kalani Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya
Healthcare CentresMax Super Speciality Hospital
SDMC Lajpat Nagar Colony Hospital
IBS Hospital
Shopping Centres3C’s Mall
Places to visitLala Lajpat Rai Memorial ParkNational ParkLots Temple


9. Greater Kailash I: Spacious residential units

Greater Kailash I has long been regarded as one of the top three localities in Delhi. The median property value documented is approximately INR 19,300 per sq ft, with monthly rentals beginning at INR 16,000. It continues to be a desirable location for buyers seeking luxurious bungalows, independent houses, and builder floors.

Amenities near Greater Kailash I Locality

Facilities near Greater Kailash INames
SchoolsK.R. Mangalam Global School GK-I
ORCHIDS The International School
Guru Harkrishan Public School
Healthcare CentresPhoenix Hospitals
SCI International Hospital
Apollo Spectra Hospitals
Shopping CentresM Block Market GK1
City walk mall
Archana shopping arcade
Places to visitLotus Temple Astha Kunj Park


10. The Green Park: Rest under the trees

Green Park, which was established in the early 1960s, is one of South Delhi’s affluent and posh neighbourhoods. The housing belt contains markets as well as several popular eating establishments and shopping complexes. The neighbourhood’s proximity to lush green spaces–Deer Park, District Park, and Rose Garden–has guaranteed a healthy liveability quotient. They also rank among the top few places to visit in South Delhi. Green Park’s average capital value is approximately INR 22,900 per sq ft (Source: 99acres). Monthly rents start at INR 32,000 and may rise up to INR 1.6 Lacs depending on the apartment’s configuration.

Amenities near Green Park Locality

Facilities near Green ParkNames
SchoolsGargi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya 
Jain Modern Public School 
Footprints: Play School & Day Care Creche
Healthcare CentresMohinder Hospital Dr. Poonam Tara Clinic
Shopping CentresDDA Shopping Complex
Places to visitBagh-I-Alam Ka Gumbad 
Hauz Khas Fort 
Chhoti Gumti


While these may be the top 10 posh areas in Delhi, there are many more neighbourhoods that are worthy of your consideration. Conduct an extensive research before purchasing a home for your family and loved ones.


Frequently asked questions

1. Which are the best residential areas in Delhi for middle class individuals?

Ans. Places like Uttam Nagar and Laxmi Nagar offer great residential units that are affordable and provide superb value for money.

2. Is South Delhi one of the posh residential areas in Delhi?

Ans. Yes, South Delhi is home to a number of high-end establishments.

3. What are the posh localities in Delhi?

Ans. The top 10 posh localities of North Delhi are mentioned above.

4. Which is the safest residential area in Delhi?

Ans. The neighbourhoods mentioned above are among the safest residential areas in Delhi.

5. What is famous about South Delhi?

Ans. South Delhi has a number of things going for it, from housing premium, luxury residential complexes, to restaurants and South Delhi tourist places, consisting of several heritage sites. It is a complete package.

6. Where are the more restful places to live in Delhi?

Ans. Places around Gulmohar Park are generally thought of as the most restful places to live in Delhi.

7. Which are the posh areas in Delhi?

Ans. The posh areas in Delhi can usually be found in South Delhi.

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